Connection vs Participation - What's the difference?

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Connection is a related term of participation.


As nouns the difference between connection and participation

is that connection is (uncountable) the act of connecting while participation is the act or process of participating.

connection

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Alternative forms

* connexion , (abbreviation)

Noun

  • (uncountable) The act of connecting.
  • The point at which two or more things are connected.
  • the connection between overeating and obesity
    My headache has no connection with me going out last night.
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  • A feeling of understanding and ease of communication between two or more people.
  • As we were the only people in the room to laugh at the joke, I felt a connection between us.
  • An established communications or transportation link.
  • computers linked by a network connection
    I was talking to him, but there was lightning and we lost the connection .
  • (transport) A transfer from one transportation vehicle to another in scheduled transportation service
  • The bus was late so he missed his connection at Penn Station and had to wait six hours for the next train.
  • A kinship relationship between people.
  • participation

    English

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • the act or process of participating
  • the state of being related to a larger whole
  • the process during which individuals, groups and organizations are consulted about or have the opportunity to become actively involved in a project or program of activity.
  • An ownership interest or profit-sharing right.